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doodadem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-26-05 03:22 PM
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13. We get mountain lions here occasionally
Edited on Tue Apr-26-05 03:25 PM by doodadem
We're at about 2,000 feet elevation, going into the Sierra Nevadas, and the lions will come down sometimes from the higher elevations and take goats and sheep from our neighbors. I'm hoping they stick to those smorgasboards, and not discover my one little Bitsy the Wonder Goat. She's a pygmy goat, and I think fairly well protected, since she lives with the CowBoy (Brahma steer) and right next to our 3 big Warmblood horses. Not too many lions are going to like those odds.

Very, very saddened to see this news:
The Denali alpha male wolf has now also been killed. You may have read last month that trappers killed her mate, the alpha female. The male kept going back to the site where the female was killed (they mate for life) to look for her, and they finally shot him too. Just over the park boundary. This wolf pack has been studied for 40 years, and this particular pair were very well documented, and known all over the world. The hunter's guide brought the wolf's radio collar back to the researchers.
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